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Re: Everyone's favorite offtopic topic

To: Keith Matthews <keith_m@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Subject: Re: Everyone's favorite offtopic topic
From: "Bernhard R. Erdmann" <be@xxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Sun, 29 Jul 2001 15:02:43 +0200
Cc: linux-xfs@xxxxxxxxxxx
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Sender: owner-linux-xfs@xxxxxxxxxxx
> > If you think about using 7200RPM disks you better start looking for
> > multiple 400W powersupply's. IDE disks tend to have the problem to all
> > start to spin up at boot. Scsi does this when asked to :-)
> Only if specifcally configured to do so I believe. Mine have always
> come to auto spin-up on power-up and needed reconfiguring (IBM
> Ultrastar etc).

IBM's SCSI disks usually have a jumper for that purpose (auto spin

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